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not with one brick. >> i would hold onto that for a second, we're going to run out of time. i want to make sure that you want to check out the volunteering choices that you have, visit one brick.org. that's www.onebrick.org to find out all the opportunities that you have. you finished with your thoughts? >> i am. >> thank you very much for being here rich. sounds like it's a lot of fun, and the thing is, these are all people who volunteer, and they don't make any money, but you're having a good time helping out. >> absolutely. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> if you missed any of today's information, go to our website at ktvu.com. click on community for the "bay area people" page, and become one of our fans on facebook and find out what's going on behind the scenes. that's all the time we have for today, we'll see you here next week on "bay area people." until then, i'm rosy chu, have a great week. bye. ♪ [ music
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a san francisco nightclub where shots are fired. we'll tell you what club goers believe started the violence. and what was discovered outside the building that has investigators looking closely at the case. plus, a 75-foot tree comes crashing down on a home in the east bay in the middle of the night. we'll show you the damage it left behind. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. i'm claudine wong. let's check in with rosemary to see how the day is going to shape up. >> it is going to be a beautiful day. we are looking at temperatures within a few degrees of freezing. i will bring you the current temperatures in a few moments. mostly sunny. temperatures will rebound and feel pretty good for the afternoon. in the extended forecast, notable changes, and it includes the possibility of wet
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weather. we begin with developing news out of san francisco. patrs at a nightclub are describing the chaos after someone opened fire this morning. alex savage is live near the nightclub not far from at&t ballpark. >> reporter: good morning. club goers tell me this was a chaotic scene. you can see crime scene investigators are still out here processing the scene. someone opened fire inside the place. it's called 330 rich. according to the officer everything spilled outside the club. this is what one police officer described as a running gun battle that extended across the street to the parking lot of this venue. this is near third street and brandon. an officer tells me that three people in the end were hit bey gun fair. one of them was taken to the
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hospital in critical condition. i talked with witnesses. they tell me this club was packed at the time. two men apparently got into some kind of an argument near the dance floor, things escalated very quickly, and one of those club goers described what happened next. >> some girl was like, oh my god, he has a gun. my friend drabbed me, pulled me. before you know it, a shot was fired, everyone was down, screaming, blood on the floor in the club, broken glass, people falling, getting stepped on. >> reporter: police tell me all three of those shooting victims are from the east bay. everyone we are told is expected to survive after this early morning shooting at this nightclub. no did he scrippss at this point of any of the people involved in the shooting, any of the people who opened fire but it sounds like there was at
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least one shooter because this was described to me as a gun battle of sorts. you can see this is still being processed as a crime scene. it would appear here some of the folks who were at this nightclub early this morning, police still talking to them at this point. i asked police, the argument that started this all what this may have been about. that's something that is still being investigated. we hope to get more information as we move throughout the day. live in san francisco, alex savage. arson investigators are looking closely at an early morning restaurant fire just before 3:00. thick black smoke rose into the office buildings above. there is also vandalism nearby, overturned trash cans and plants ripped from planters in front of the restaurant. investigators say they will look into whether the fire was a result of vandalism. more details about a
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suspect, a victim, and their relationship. police this man, 25-year-old juan ramirez, stabbed his ex- girlfriend to death yesterday afternoon. officers say the attack happened at 2:45 in the afternoon at the togo's restaurant in downtown san jose. a student eating there heard the commotion and rushed over to help. >> so i ran over there, and it was just empty. she was laying on the ground on her face bleeding. >> a police search of the neighborhood came up empty. police are still searching for ramirez this morning. they say he and gonzales broke up two years ago and she had an active restraining order against him. police believe ramirez could be headed to mexico in a truck that looks like this one. a dark green 1996 toyota t-100. if you see that truck you are urged to call police immediately. new video of a tree that fell on a house in the oakland hills. it happened around 3:30 this
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morning on oakwood drive, the tree estimated to be 75 foot tall crashed down on the corner of the roof. the downed tree also brought traffic on oakwood drive to a stop. firefighters say they do not know what caused that tree to fall. an investigation is underway into a crash involving a scooter and a santa clara county sheriffs patrol car. the accident happened before 12:30 this morning in the area of west heading street and the alameda. investigators are trying to determine if one of the drivers may have run a red light. two people on the it scooter were taken to the hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious. the deputy in the patrol car was not hurt. the vehicle sustained damage to the right front bumper. a couple of san francisco police cars will be out of action after an unusual crash. officers were investigating an argument on the 4000 block of
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mission street. police say pickup truck sideswiped a patrol car, sending it into a second police car. witnesses say officers had to scramble to avoid getting hit. they arrested the pickup driver on suspicion of drunk driving. a man is recovering after being shot bian alameda county sheriff's deputy. police say that man was armed with a home made fake gun. authorities were called to a home in castro valley around 7:00 last night. investigators say the 50-year- old suspect was threatening his family. the sheriff's department says the suspect pointed what looked like a gun at deputies, and that's when a sergeant shot him. >> from outward appearances, it looks like a firearm, especially given the fact that it's nighttime. leads me to believe that he knew exactly what he was doing. >> the fair arm turned out to be a pain and scrap metal shaped to look like a gun. the suspect underwent surgery last night. no word on his condition.
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people in santa clara county will have another opportunity to trade in unwanted guns for cash. the sheriff's department is holding another gun buyback this morning. the event starts in an hour at the reid hillview airport in san jose. gun owners will receive up to $200 in cash, no questions asked. during the first one, authorities say they collected more than 1100 firearms. they paid out $114,000, making it one of the largest buyback events in the area. gun violence remains a big focus across the country. coming up, the thoughts of president obama three months after the sandy hook elementary school shooting in newtown, connecticut. an exhausted senate finally passed a budget after a stroint middle of the night. >> the ayes are 50, the nays
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are 49, and the concurrent resolution is agreed to. >> the vote was for the most part down party lines. the budget poses a trillion dollars in tax increases with modest spending cuts. it is going to go to the republican controlled house where all expectations are that it will be rejected. republican senators had proposed dozens of amendments. it's a least rare occurrence in history. this morning more than 1,000 people gathered outside the papal retreat near rome. they were hoping to catch a glimpse of pope francis. he went there to eat lunch with his predecessor. vatican observers say they may discuss security leaks. rosemary, i gotta tell you,
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allergies are killing me. >> spring has sprung. you are right, we are going to have another beautiful day out there. temperatures will be on the mild side and in some cases, will reach near 70 degrees. the official sunraise around the bay area, 7:08. so it is now up and shining. we again have mostly clear skies to start your day. a little patchy fog near half- moon bay but it should be burning off fairly quickly as we get into the next hour. temperatures a little cooler than where we were yesterday, he is special in the north bay. 37 in santa rosa. anywhere from three to six degrees below where we started yesterday morning at this hour. 37 in walnut creek. fairfield, about 40 degrees at this hour. winds are generally light and i don't expect they will be as breezy as yesterday. 4 h 4 in belmont, 38 menlo park for your start to the morning. so if you are getting out to
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the farmers market, mostly clear, and we do after cool start, but we'll begin to see that turn around. the ridge of high pressure strengthening so that's going to help relax the winds. we have a warmer air mass moving into place, and you can see with this ridge we start to see that arch, and the storm track will remain to the north. it is going to make its way back but not in time for the weekend. for today pleasant weather, the a cool start, an afternoon breezy but not as breezy as we saw yesterday. i do expect it to be a little brisk for the second half of attach but anywhere from 10 to 15 miles per hour so not too bad. typical for the season. giving awe look at the numbers for today, 70 degrees in santa rosa, 70 for fairfield, 66 for vallejo. upper 60s berkeley. 62 san francisco, south bay 67 san jose, 68 los gatos, 68 in santa cruz, 70 degrees in
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gilroy. the extended forecast showing you a warmer day for sunday so just a beautiful weekend if you like mostly sunny skies and low 70s. we will begin to see a transition as early as sunday but the biggest changes will come tuesday into wednesday. a chance for showers on wednesday, temperatures rolling back into the low to mid-60s for your afternoon with the clouds overhead, the overnight lows will bump up just a bit. i will bring you that future forecast model on the rain and show you when we may see it at your doorstep. two teenagers are in custody this morning for shooting a baby right in front of his mother. what we are learning about what happened and the item police say they are still looking for. a big flash of light lit up the skies over the east coast. what nasa is now saying about what caused it. and let's give you a live look outside. this is highway 101. chp is reporting debris in the roadway in the northbound direction. there's always solo crash north
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welcome back on this saturday morning. a live look at the golden q over the bay. 40s around the bay. nice weather expected for your afternoon. nasa confirms that a big flash of light across the east coast was likely a meteor. there it is making its way across the screen. you can see that big flash of light as it streaks across the sky. it happened last night, and sightings were reported in at least 13 statements many witnesses called it the brightest meteor they've ever seen. nasa says this appears to be a
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single meteor event. happening now, president obama is headed back home. he left jordan about two hours ago. we want to show you video of his meeting yesterday. it is scheduled to last just before 8:30 tonight. president obama's trip to the middle east included stops in israel and jordan. >> the president took time to record a message about gun violence. >> today there's still genuine disagreement about what steps we should take to reduce the epidemic of gun violence, but you, the american people, have spoken. >> mr. obama says lawmakers are currently working on gun control legislation the wake of the new town school shooting. bills include reinstating and strengthening a ban on the sale of military-style assault weapons and legislation making it harder for ex cons and people with severe mental illnesses from obtaining guns.
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two teens have been arrested in connection with a horrific shooting of baby in georgia. police say two young robbers approached sherry west on thursday as she was walking her one-year-old boy in a stroller. the robbers demanded money. she said she didn't have any, then she says they started shooting, grazing her ear and shooting her in the leg before shooting her baby in the head. >> i tried to perform cpr, but i saw his lungs inflating, but he was not breathing. >> 17-year-old demar keys elkins and an unnamed 14-year- old were arrested yesterday. elkins is considered an adult under georgia law. >> the senseless killing of a young child and it appears perpetrated by children themselves. >> the police chief in brunswick, georgia, said his department is still investigating the motive and searching for a weapon. the search for a gunman on the university of arizona campus has been called off.
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tucson police got a 911 call yesterday about a man with a rifle in the administration building. officers he vac you waited students and searched the campus but officials say they did not find anyone or anything suspicious in the area. a plan to shut down dozens of schools in chicago is now prompting accusations of racism. the vice president the chicago teachers union isn't holding back her outrage over the plan to close 53 schools. she says the closures would disproportionately affect african-american students in the nation's third largest public school district. >> this policy is racist, it's classless. >> you are being called a racist. >> no, i think i'm caring about those african-american latino kids bitaking these actions that are not easy to california. >> as many of the schools are half empty. the city says the money spent keeping them open could be used elsewhere. it's expected to save the
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district $600 million over 10 years. the military mistakenly sent furlough notices to some national guard members. the defense department initially said it would send the notices to some 800,000 civilian employees at the end of this week because of the automatic sequester budget cuts. congress passed legislation to move some money around. the national guard is working to rescind the notices. >> a fund-raiser is being held today in sparks, nevada for the marines wounded in the explosion at the army depot. seven marines were killed on monday when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during training at the army depot. there is a revised description this morning of a man suspected of assaulting a woman in vallejo. this is a police sketch of the man. he was initially described as
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5' 10" tall, 210 pounds but now police say he's 5' 4" tall. he's accused of grabbing a woman at a park and trying to pull her into a creek bed. the suspect's car is described as an older model silver or gray acura integra two-door. deputies are looking for a man who was mistakenly released from jail. he reportedly walked out of jail yesterday after posing as another inmate set to be released. officials say he did not confirm his identity. here's a photo of parsons. he was last seen walking towards the san lorenzo river. he is known to visit camp sites on the west side of santa cruz. the speed limit at the golden gate bridge toll plaza is going up from 15 to 25 miles per hour. the increase won't go into effect until wednesday. that's when the conversion to
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all electronic tolling takes place. the switch will require all drivers to use fast track or set up an account with their credit card and license plate. traffic trouble in the north bayshore area of mountain view. the city council does not want any more commuters clogging that up area. the palo alto daily news roars the council may cap solo car trips or shuttles to work. they could also limit future development or make improvements to get more people to walk or bake to work. the council is holding a study session on their it strategies this tuesday. time now 7:20. he has traveled halfway around the world to save his little brother's life. the bone marrow transplant that has brought an adopted five- year-old boy back together with his birth family. the first weekend of spring dry and mild outside our door. it's a chilly start. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your weekend coming up.
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a man from vietnam is in the bay area to save the life of his little brother. before christmas last year his parents found out that his older brother was a match. they drove in from their home in nevada yesterday to greet the boy's brother who flew 14 hours. >> he is going to give new blood. >> reporter: and that will make you feel better. >> the brothers plan to have the bone marrow transplant at oakland children hospital in mid-april. >> in about 30 minutes the fight for air climb begins in san francisco. the event is sponsored by the american lung association to raise awareness for healthy lungs and clean air. about 1200 people, including firefighters in full gear will participate in this morning's event. they will climb 1,197 stairs
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that are inside the bank of america building. the health and fitness expo for the oakland running festival starts this morning. runners can pick up their pacts from 9:00 to 5:00 at the oakland marriott city center. there will also be active wear and healthcare product for sale. the expo is open to the public and free of charge. the actual running part of the festival begins tomorrow morning. >> we should have good weather for that. >> we should. rosemary, we're ordering that up from you today. if we put in the order now? >> i think i can do. that a great morning for a run today. clear skies, winds generally light, and we have a nice day in store for you this afternoon. giving awe view here, i want to take you through your weekend and a little beyond. so here's the ridge. we start to see this as it pushes the storm track to the north. so for your weekend we're dry, we're mild, we're feeling pretty good. sunday goes past pretty uneventful. i'm going to stop it into tuesday now because the ridge has shifted east.
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you notice it because here comes the storm track a little closer to california but we still see no rain. so monday and tuesday, going to be a little cloudier, a little bit cooler. we're now into tuesday afternoon, and it takes all the way into wednesday before we finally start to see just a few -- you can see a few cells popping up closer. so we may get a few scattered showers as early as wednesday afternoon. we'll be tracking it between now and then but we have a good looking weekend today, tomorrow, temperatures warming into the low 70s for some of our warmer spots. as we get into monday, tuesday we'll notice our communities cooling off just a bit starting with the upper 60s on monday, tuesday increasing clouds, and that chance for rain will move in on wednesday with temperatures being the coolest of the next several days, 64 in the afternoon. if you are getting outdoors this morning, it is a chilly start in some of our -- he is special our valley locations. live a look around coming up. on this extraordinary snowy night in the blizzard, the
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u.s.a. has the three points that they so desperately needed. >> it was crazy to watch this game. imagine playing soccer in all. that it doesn't happen very often but this was the scene in denver, colorado, as thousands of qualifiers gathered to watch. the u.s. men's team took on costa rica and they just kept on playing with the exception of brief stoppages. the usa did win th a final of 1-0 and will move on to face mexico on tuesday. the oakland raiders are losing one of its top players. punter shane lechler will sign with the houston texans. he reportedly will receive a million dollar bonus and up to $5.5 million over three seasons. back on track after one week after that deadly crash. cars will be starting their engines in marysville. why some say it is just too
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soon. plus, tracking down the source of a sweet treat that sickened several east bay students. more on the investigation underway. and a shooting at a san francisco nightclub early this morning leaves three people wounded. what police are saying this morning about the conditions of those victims.
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terrifying screams inside a san francisco nightclub after someone opens fire injuring three people. good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. customers say one moment they were drinking and having fun, then the next moment they were ducking for cover. alex. >> reporter: good morning. witnesses tell me they ran for cover when someone opened fire inside the nightclub which is just down this alleyway here. rich street. the place is called 330 rich. police say this actually turned into what they describe as a running gun battle. things extended outside of the club. shots were still being fired in the club's parking lot. three people were hit. one was transported in critical condition. it's unclear at this point if those victims were intended targets or just innocent bystanders.
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club goers tell me the place was packed. about 1:30 this morning two men got into an argument and someone fired at least one shot near the dance floor. people were in a panic, many trying to escape the gunfire. >> terrified. i have a child to go home to. there was a girl behind me asking me what to do. i'm like, i have no idea. stay behind this car until they stop. once overbody took off running and i didn't hear any more gunshots, that's when i tried to get out of there. >> reporter: police out here at the scene tell me that all three of those shooting victims are from the east bay. at this point there is no description to put out on the shooters who were involved but again, this was some sort of a gun battle so at least two shooters involved in this early morning shooting. we bring you back out here to a live shot looking at brandon street, still an active crime scene. there seems to be a few people still apparent witnesses or people who were at this club at least and police still trying to talk to some of those folks.
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they have a lot more investigative work to do. they still to have process this entire parking lot. this is the parking lot that belongs to this club. the club 330 rich. this is where shots were fired early this morning. more shots fired outside the club. three people hit and taken to the hospital. live this morning in san francisco, alex savidge. a girls basketball coach from the east bay is off the team after he admitted to soliciting for sex on-line. the girls team is playing in the division 4 state championship game this morning in sacramento. before the trip, he posted explicit photos of himself on craigslist saying he wanted to meet up with women there. >> unfortunately, you can't put yourself in a situation where anything might be misinterpreted. but no one should do that, whether you're a teacher or not. it's just not appropriate.
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>> after we talked to the school president, he forbid taylor from having any more contact with students. players say taylor never acted inappropriately around them. taylor said he did nothing illegal but regrets posting the ad j. a bay area baseball coach is out on bail. 52-year-old joel kauffman seen here wearing shorts and a cap surrendered to authorities yesterday in martinez. he faces felony and misdemeanor charges. allegations include that he molested one boy and secretly filmed another. he was released on $325,000 bond. kauffman used to coach at oakland and also palo alto high. the city of oakland is holding another meeting to try to reduce crime. police hope neighbors will help them prioritize the biggest threats to public safety. the mayor and police chief will meet with the public from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 at the beebe memorial
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cathedral on telegraph avenue. the next meeting, april 27th. dozens of new police officers will begin patrolling the streets of oakland next week. the oakland police department graduated its first class of recruits in four years. it consists of 38 officers, including seven women. the class is one of the most diverse in oakland history. the recruits speak 11 different languages including spanish, mandarin, and far sirkz. >> this is the beginning of the process to rebuild this organization to give us the opportunity to put much needed resources in the city to help fight crime. >> oakland police hope to graduate a new class every six months. a class of 55 police cadets begins training on monday. budget concerns and limited resources are two reasons why the oakland police department may scale back its presence at
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the city's first friday event. the festival on march 1st drew half as many people abs the past. police added extra officers in response to a deadly shooting last month. the hours of the first friday arts festival have already been cut to reduce the possibility of more violence. just one week after two people were killed at the maryville raceway cars will be back on the track tonight. 14-year-old marcus johnson of santa rosa and another man were killed when a car lost control and slammed into the pit area. >> it's dangerous for the people that are watching it. i really believe that they ought to take the time to fix that. >> the racetrack owner says investigators have not determined the track to be unsafe. investigators continue to look into what caused johnson to lose control. helping to rebuild a fairfield landmark destroyed by
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fire, that's the goal of organizers as they hold a benefit concert for a club that suffered a million dollars in damages on january 25th. investigators say the fire started in the attic. it was determined to be an accident. money raised will go toward rebuilding the club which brings in some big name comedians from across the country. there's a big emergency drill going on right now inwalnut creek. canine search and rescue teams are conducting a mock search at the shell ridge open space.  they are simulate ago plane crash. this will all take place until 3:00. the open space is still open to the public but pet owners are being asked to keep their pets out of the training areas. police in washington state are now trying to retrain their drug sniffing cogs to ignore marijuana. now that the state has legalized it for personal use most dogs still alert police to marijuana, and that could result in an illegal search. prosecutors warn police may now
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need more than a canine's alert for a search warrant. police are trying to did he- sensitize the dogs to pot. the investigation is underway in hayward after five middle school students were sickened possibly by drug laced brownies they got at school. someone was reportedly handing out brownies made with marijuana or other drugs yesterday during wood shop at martin luther king jr. middle school. one person said he had to rush his 13-year-old sister to the hospital. >> the school board and the superintendent for hayward need to take action on this, like right away. it's not acceptable. >> the girl's family says the school told them the brownies came from a student at nearby tennyson high school. a district administrator says they contacted police and pair med kicks and parents when students started getting sick. today is a big day for cal
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basketball, both the men's and women's teams are playing in the ncaa tournament. the cal men will have the support of a huge crowd at hp pavilion. the golden bears knocked off unlv thursday and will now take on syracuse. particulars are going fast. best bet, search on line. the cal women will play fresno state this afternoon in lubbock, texas. the number two seed cal women are heavily favored. fans are dreaming that cal will eventually take on stanford to advance to the final four in new orleans. best of luck to both teams. >> good luck to all the bears. nice that cal is actually playing in san jose. hometown favorite. if you are not deciding to watch basketball, get outside, rosemary, because it is beautiful. >> you're right. the first weekend of spring pretty good looking. temperatures this morning on the cool side. we'll have a look at those in a moment but outside our doors abundant sunshine giving awe view from ktvu you can see plenty of blue, all the way to
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the city of san francisco if you look in the backdrop. we've got temperatures on the rise, and we will continue to see these mild temperatures through most of your weekend. right now the winds generally light ander of afternoon. we have a northwesterly breeze in santa rosa. we have a westerly breeze in areas right around mountain view. calm conditions in livermore as well as napa. so the ridge of high pressure taking over, and that warmer air mass is going to be warming us up for your afternoon. 39 degrees in concord. 36 in napa, 37 in santa rosa, so with a drier air mass in place with the clear skies and light winds, cooling off from what we saw yesterday morning, he is special over the north bay, especially in our valley locations. anywhere from three to six degrees cooler than yesterday. if you do have to be outdoors anytime soon, just be prepared for that. a bit of a chill in the air. around the bay area widespread 40s, upper 40s san francisco. 45 in brentwood, 47 in
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pittsburg. we'll see temperatures begin to turn around. a ridge of high pressure will be building in and continuing to build in through your weekend. that will keep the rain to the north. that will keep our temperatures on the up and up, and that will keep with us dry weather at least through the next few days. we may see changes come by the end of the extended forecast. i'll show you that in a moment. let's enjoy what we have for the afternoon. 70 degrees for santa rosa, 66 in vallejo, 67 in oakland. in san francisco, if you are headed there to do some outdoor play, maybe along the embarcadero, 62. upper 50s along the coast. i do expect we will see an afternoon breeze. so a little cool, a little brisk. inland feels nice and pleasant. 69 degrees. 67 san jose, upper 60s los gatos. 70 degrees, gill right. a beautiful day in santa cruz. upper 60s to near 70 this
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afternoon in santa cruz. there's the extended forecast. notice tomorrow another school start, perhaps a few degrees above what we're feeling right now with the afternoon highs being a little warmer. tomorrow will be the warmest day of the weekend as we get into monday, mostly sunny skies, a few high clouds, tuesday increasing clouds, then the temperatures begin to tumble as we get into wednesday. our first chance at rain will come tuesday night into wednesday so i will be tracking that between now and then. meanwhile i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. you may enjoy that forecast more when you consider this. check out this live picture. despite the official arrival of spring there is a major winter storm dumping snow on the midwest. you are looking at denver, colorado this morning. up to eight inches of snow expected to fall there in the next 24 hours. and in ohio, they could get up to a foot of snow. the storm could cause massive power outages and delays for
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air travelers across the nation. if you are planning to travel along interstate 880 in oakland overnight be prepared for a detour. traffic is moving along this morning but northbound 880 will be closed at hegenberger road. the closure is because of construction for bart's new oakland airport connector. drivers will be detoured off the interstate, past the coliseum, then back onto the interstate. lanes will be narrowed to two lanes starting at 11:00 tonight. time now 7:4 2. a fake pilot makes his way all the way to the cockpit of a u.s. airways flight. what he did that gave him away. and a family crushed by a sign at an alabama airport. the desperate effort from strangers to try to save a mother and her children. hello?
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four volkswagen models for under $200 a month. visit vwdealer.com today. welcome back. giving awe sweeping view over the bay area. quiet, cool conditions this morning. mild temperatures will rebound for the afternoon. college students on the east coast are getting up -- giving up their spring break to help with superstorm sandy recovery. hundreds are headed to the jersey shore not to party but to help rebid. yesterday about a dozen drexler university students dug out metal poles that became exposed after sandy's surge. >> we can finish it so that people can after good summer.
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>> the volunteer effort to restore the shore isn't stopping any time soon. groups are showing interest in helping out this summer as well. it is a story you will see only on 2. surprise inspections uncover illegal dumping in contra costa county. inspectors found drums of unknown substances, dumpsters full of electronics and trash mixed with toxic materials at transfer facilities they say are operating illegally. county officials say outlaw operators get rid of worthless junk in vacant lots or streets instead of taking it to the dump. >> some of these sites are actively burning garbage. if they're not handling the waste properly they can get flies breeding, rat and mouse breeding. >> authorities say the illegal operators will be cited and could also face civil or criminal prosecution. treasure island's development authority sent out a letter to people on the island telling them about five more radioactive sites found this week. the sites are located near a
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housing area. public health officials say the soil k not appear to pose a significant health risk. the navy says it sent its own investigatessors, removed some soil and plans to monitor the areas in the coming months. >> in brazil authorities are seeking criminal charges against 16 people. the defendants include the club's owners, manager, and three band members. investigators say the band started that fire by setting off fireworks inside. several city officials could also face manslaughter charges for granting the club an operating permit. one minor is dead and one injured after part of a tunnel collapsed at a coal mine in central utah. the miner was killed at the rhino mine. that main is located a few miles from a coal mine in
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crandall county, utah. in alabama a 10-year-old boy was crushed to death when a flight information board fell on him at the birmingham airport. the bye's mother and his three brothers were also injured. officials say the family was catching a connecting flight in birmingham when the heavy sign fell on them. strangers rushed over to try to lift the board which weigh's 300 to 400 pounds. >> the family was crushed, the little kids crushed underneath the side and everybody was gathering to lift it up. i helped lift it up and helped pull people out. >> the 10-year-old boy died in the hospital. his mother is listed in serious condition. at least one witness says the sign was not properly mounted. an airport investigation into the exact cause is underway. bay area commuter airports have avoided the budget axe. the federal aviation administration released a list of 149 air traffic facilities that will be shut down because of sequester cuts.
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towers at sacramento executive and salinas municipal will be affect. we've created a map showing some of the airports. boeing has announced it is going to lay off 100 commercial jet workers at seattle this year. the layoffs come as factories modify the jets. boeing says the layoffs are not related to the recent grounding of the 787. american airlines is trying something new for passengers who want to board early. >> the airline is trying out a new policy that is designed to encourage people to check their bags. they say if you don't take a
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carry on, you can board right after all the elite flyers, but the change is getting some mixed reactions from passengers. >> i think it's actually great, because i quite often check my bags. i think it's a good benefit. >> i don't like it. it's basically saying that you have to pay the fee to get in. >> american airlines is not the first airline to try out this policy. frontier and alaska airlines already give priority to passengers without carry-on bags j. a man from france was arrested in philadelphia on charges of impersonating a pilot. authorities say 61-year-old philippe genard wore a shirt with the air france logo. officials say he got on the plane and into the cockpit and actually sat down with the pilots but the crew got suspicious because he couldn't figure out how to strap himself interest the seat so they ordered him off that plane. he was arrested inside the terminal. he is being held in lieu of $1
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million bail. authorities are still trying to figure out how he managed to bluff his way on to the flight deck and why. bo obama is a wanted dog. this video posted on youtube is from the oregon humane society. it is one of their dogs golden doodle named ramona asking bo to be her date to the doggy dash fund-raiser. the humane society is also asking bo to serve as grand marshal. no word back from the white house. >> that's hilarious. 7:51. angry birds at that is. >> new space encounter at the kennedy space center. don't mess with the principal of st.ic st.ignaco us prep.
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how he chased down a suspected burglar.
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>> the popular angry birds game isn't just an app for your smartphone. cheering kids welcomed the new angry birds space encounter at the kennedy space center's visitors complex in florida. the complex teamed one the gym's creator to bring those characters to life. visitors can create their own angry bird and print it out as a keep sake. they can also square off against other visitors bey launching their mini birds with slingshots. a new digital gaming studio is coming to san francisco. the studio will focus on developing and publishing high quality free mobile and browser- based games. a suspected thief lurking
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ran right into the wrong principal. police say dozens have ipads have been stolen from backpacks at st. ignatius school. on thursday, the principal says is he and the dean of students stopped a man matching the description. >> there's an eight foot fence, and i was kind of close to him, then he tried to go over the fence. that's when i caught him and dragged him down. so we were fortunate. >> police arrived on scene and said they arrested 27-year-old gabrielle ruiz vega. officers say he had seven of the stolen ipads in his own backpack. inspectors are trying to determine if he may have sold others that are still missing. this afternoon san francisco's newest tiger cub is making her first public appearance. the five-month-old cub who has yet to be named is daughter to he will an and larry -- leeanne
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and larry. they say she will have to stay inside for a few more weeks until she's big enough to explore outside. >> just in time for that summer out there. she is cute, though. beautiful sunrise. rosemary, will it be a beautiful day out there? >> it will be a beautiful day. if you didn't see this morning's sunrise, tomorrow a near repeat. so make sure you check it out. we've got blue skies overhead, abundant sunshine. upper 60s to near 70 degrees in some of the warmest cities. giving awe view here at what is happening for this morning and into the afternoon, the valley the chilly, cooler than yesterday. 32 in some areas like petaluma. 36 in know navato.
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for the afternoon, 5 for pacifica. so along the coastline with an afternoon breeze could remain brisk for those communities along the coast. half-moon bay, upper 60 in santa cruz, 60s around the region. 67 in oakland, 67 for fremont, upper 60s in concord, 70 for santa rosa. the extended forecast, a warmer day for your sunday. mostly sunny skies, temperatures begin to fall subtly on monday. a bigger drop will come tuesday and wednesday with a chance for a few sprinkles. >> it has been three months since 20 children were killed at sandy hook elementary. now the father of one victim is seeking answers from the family of the shooter. an update on the service dog reportedly stolen from a bart train. the phone call his owners received just last night that offers a clue to his
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chaos at a san francisco nightclub as three people were left wounded. new information on a daytime stack in san jose. the victim's relationship to
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her attacker and how she has tried to protect herself. the budget battle continues. a late-night agreement reached by the senate and why it might all have been for nothing. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, march 23rd. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. let's check in with rosemary for more on how high our temperatures could get. >> it's going to feel pretty good. good morning to you. the sun is shining, birds are singing. it's a chilly start so maybe test before it you head out. we're going to feel pretty good for the afternoon. i'll have a look at your extended and your numbers for today coming up. in overnight news, violence erupted inside a san francisco nightclub. patrons ran for cover after
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someone opened fire at the club in the city's south of market district. ktvu's alex savid gerkz has been talking to both police and witnesses. still looks like an active scene. >> reporter: it still is an active crime scene. witnesses have told me inside the club it was a chaotic scene. people were just scrambling for safety when someone opened fire in this nightclub on the left- hand side of this small alleyway. the club is called 330 rich. police say eventually what happened was that gunfire extended out here. it turned into what one officer described as a rolling gun battle, people firing shots at one another. eventually shots were fired here in the club's parking lot across the street where you can see a crime scene technician still processing evidence. three people hit by gunfire when things were said and done. one of those people was transported to the hospital in critical condition. the other two suffered nonlife-
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threatening injuries. it's unclear at this point if those victims were intended targets or just innocent bystanders. it was about 1:30 this morning when two men got into some kind of argument and one of them pulled a gun. people were in a panic as a single shot was fired. everyone was trying to escape. it was a terrifying night. >> we just came out to have a good time. we were in vip. we had a table. we're not from this side, we're from the other side. we assumed we'd actually be safer and have a good time. this is what we had to deal with. >> a police officer here tells me all three of the shooting victims are from the east bay. there is no update on their current condition, at least as of this time. police are also not able to put out any sort of a description this morning on the shooters.
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they're looking for them. the shooting extended outside of the nightclub as well. you can see part of this crime scene, technicians are here processing and gathering evidence in the club's parking lot. they could be out here for sometime longer this morning. i have also put in an e-mail this morning to the club's general manager. again, the place is called 330 rich. i have put in an e-mail to the question manager, hoping to hear back soon. live in san francisco, alex savidge, k t vu channel 2 news. arson investigators are trying to figure out what caused an early morning restaurant fire near the transamerica building just before 3:00. thick black smoke rose into the office buildings above. there was also some vandalism found nearby. overturned trash cans and plants ripped from planters in front of the restaurant. investigators are trying to determine whether the fire is connected to the vandalism. it was a loud wake-up call
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for the residents of a house in the oakland hills this morning. around 3:30 a.m. a tree fell on this home in oak wood drive. a tree estimated to be about 75- foot tall crashed down on a corner of the roof. the downed tree also brought traffic on oakwood drive. no one was hurt. crews are now cutting the tree up and hauling it away. firefighters say they do not know what caused that tree to fall. an investigation is underway into a crash involving a scooter and a santa clara county patrol car. that accident happened before 12:30 this morning in the area of west heading street and the al la immediate dane san jose. investigated orsz are now trying to determine if one of the drivers may have run a red light. two people on the scooter were taken to the hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious. the deputy in the patrol car was not hurt. the vehicle sustained damage to the right front bumper near the tire. a couple of san francisco police cars will be out of action for awhile after an unusual crash. officers were investigating an argument on the 4000 block of
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mission street around 8:30 last night. police say a pickup truck sideswiped a patrol car sending it into a second police car. the truck finally stopped after crashing into another vehicle and losing its right front tires. witnesses say officers had to scramble to avoid getting hit by the pickup. they arrested the pickup driver on suspicion of drunk driving. a man is recovering this morning after being shot bey an alameda county sheriff's deputy. police say that man was armed with a home made fake gun. authorities were called to a home in castro valley around 7:00 last night. investigators say the 50-year- old suspect was threatening his family. the sheriff's department says the suspect pointed what looks like a gun at deputies. >> from outward appearances it looks like a fair arm. especially given the fact that it's nighttime leads me to believe that he knew exactly what he was doing. >> the fair arm turned out to be a pipe, and scrap metal shaped to look like a gun.
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the suspect underwent surgery last night. there's no word on his condition. new information on a deadly stabbing in san jose. we do have more details about the suspect, the victim, and their relationship. police believe this man, 25- year-old juan ramirez, stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death in an apartment complex parking lot yesterday afternoon. officers say the attack happened at 2:45 p.m. in front of several people at a restaurant object north first street in downtown san jose. a student eating there told us he heard the commotion and rushed over to help. >> so i ran over there. it was just empty. she was laying on the ground on her face bleeding. >> gonzales died at the hospital. a police search of the neighborhood came up empty but police are still searching for ramirez this morning. they say ramirez and gonzales broke up two years ago and shed an active restraining order against him. police believe he could be headed to mexico in a truck that looks like this one. it is a dark green 1996 toyota
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t-1000. if you see that truck you are asked to call police. >> vallejo police are changing their description of a man suspected of assaulting a woman at hahns park. he was initially described as 5' 10" tall, 210 pounds. now police say he's actually 5' 4" tall and 210 pounds. he is accused of grabbing a woman and trying to pull her into a creek bed. the suspect's car is described as an older model silver or gray acura integra two-door with gray primer. new this morning an exhausted senate finally passed a democratic budget after a vote in the middle of the night. >> the ayes are 50, the nays are 49, and the concurrent resolution is agreed to.
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>> the vote was down party lines. analysts say the budget proposes a trillion dollars in tax increases with modest spending cuts. this budget is nonbinding. it will now go to the republican controlled house where all expectations are that it will be rejected. republican senators had proposedded dozens of amendments to stall the vote. this morning more than 1,000 people gathered outside the papal retreat in rome hoping to catch a glimpse of pope francis. the new pope went there to eat lunch with his predecessor, benedict xvi. vatican observers say the two men may have discussed a report on information leaks within the church. tomorrow pope francis will celebrate palm sunday mass. time now is 8:08. we've been talk about those spring showers that, of course, we need, but it doesn't look like we're going to get them this week. maybe this week? rosemary?
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we have a nice weekend to enjoy. we've got wall-to-wall sunshine from the coast, through the bay and interest the valleys. giving you a live look here over the hills of lafayette. we do still have a bit of breeze in our hills. most of us dealing with very calm conditions. light winds here at the surface but tin hills above 2,000 feet or so i'm seeing the gusts continue. they will continue to die down but mount diablo in the last hour or so, still gusting to 40 to 45 miles per hour. take a look at these numbers. a chilly start for some of our valley spots. 39 walnut creek, 39 in napa, 39 santa rosa, although this is an improvement over the last hour. the last hour some of us sinking down into the mid to low 30s. petaluma in the mid-30s. a ridge of high pressure in place. there's that arch we talk about. storm track to the north. it is going to stick this way for the next couple of days. in fact, high pressure is going the strengthen over the area for today and that will help to rebound our temperatures back to 60s, even 70s for some of
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us. take a look. here's the forecast as we get through today. the rain to the north. sunday uneventful, dry, mild. i want to take you to monday because the ridge is going to break down and weaken. it is going to begin to shift. the rain now beginning to move closer to california. we have high clouds in the forecast. a little bit cooler on monday. clouds on tuesday. a little cooler on tuesday. but we're still dry. wednesday will be our first opportunity at see ising is a little bit of rain. this is as far out as the model will go but you can see it's wednesday morning, here's a little bit of rain. so we're looking towards tuesday night, perhaps into wednesday at getting a little bit of light rain. for today mostly sunny, mild temperatures in store. winds will be gentle light. a little breezy at the coast. for the afternoon, outside of that feeling pretty good. 67 in oakland, 62 san francisco. mid-60s san mateo. upper 60s redwood city. palo alto, upper 60s for you. going to feel like a nice,
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sunny day in your neighborhood. temperatures will continue to warm into sunday. sunday looks to be the warmer day. then we begin the decline with increasing clouds and a more noteddable change tuesday and wednesday. if you are headed to the sierra for the weekend i'll have a look at that forecast. president obama son his way back to washington, d.c. after a trip to the middle east. details of his last stop and what he promised the king of jordan. and it's been three months since 20 children were killed at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. now one victim's family is looking for closure from the shooter's father.
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welcome back. a live look at mount diablo. the winds atop mount diablo still blowing this morning. we have a fabulous weekend forecast. new this morning president obama is headed back home. he left amman, jordan about three hours ago. we want to show you video of his meeting yesterday with king abdullah. president obama bristled when a reporter asked if he is doing enough about the syrian conflict. >> the united states oftentimes zane situation where if it goes in militarily, then it is criticized, and if it doesn't go in militarily, then people say why aren't you doing something militarily. >> president obama's four-day trip included stops in israel,
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ramallah, and jordan. he is scheduled to land at andrews just before 8:30 tonight pacific time. today there's still genuine disagreement among well meaning people about what steps we should take to reduce the epidemic of gun violence in this country but you the american people have spoken. >> in this morning's weekly address he discussed lawmakers currently working on gun control legislation in the wake of the newtown school shootings last december. bills include reinstating and strengthening a ban on military- style assault weapons and legislation making it harder for people with severe mental illness from obtaining guns. jute it has been three months since the school shooting but for the families of the 20 first graders killed the pain is still as fresh as the date happened. recently the father of six-year- old victim emhe lee parker sat down with the father of the
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shooter, adam lanza. >> i wanted to speak to him as a father, one father to another father, and i understand that despite circumstances that he lost his son, and that he needed to grieve that as well just as much as i needed to grieve my daughter. >> a spokesperson for the gunman's father, peter lanza, says he was touched that the families of the shooting victims are reaching out to him. he says there is a deep level of appreciation. major league baseball is planning to honor the victims of the deadly elementary school shooting massacre in connecticut. the organization says all teams will dedicate their opening day to everyone impacted by violence, players, managers, and coaches will wear a special ribbon patch and stadiums will observe a moment of silence for the 26 people who lost their lives. the search for a gunman on the university of arizona campus has been called off. tucson police got a 911 call yesterday about a man with a rifle in the administration
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building. officers evacuated students and searched the campus but officials say they did not find anyone or anything suspicious in the area. a plan to shut down dozens of schools in chicago is now prompting accusations of racism. the president of the chicago teachers union is not holding back her outrage over the city's plans to close 53 schools. she says the closures would disproportionately affect african-american students in the nation's third largest public school district. >> this policy is racist, it's classless. >> you are being called a racist. >> no, i think i'm caring about those african-american and latino kids by taking these actions that are not easy to do. >> the city says as many of the schools are half empty and the money spent keeping them open could be used elsewhere. it's expected to save the district $600 million. bay area commuter airports
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have avidded the budget axe. the federal aviation administration released the list of 149 facilities that will be shut down because of the sequester cuts. towers at sacramento executive and salinas municipal airports will close april 7th. the faa adds it may have to furlough thousands of workers including tower controllers. we have created a map showing some of the northern california airports, santa rosa, napa, concord, livermore and san carlos were spared. nearly 800 boeing employees could be out of a job by the end of the year. the company is going to lay off 800 commercial jet workers at its seattle factories. the layoffs come at factories that modify the already built 787 dream liners and 747 jets. boeing says the layoffs are not related to its recent grounding of the 787 dream liner. american airlines is trying something new for passengers who want to board flight earlier. >> if you have a carry on with
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no roller wheels, please step forward. >> they say if you don't take a carry-on, you can board rate after all the elite flyers. but the change is getting mixed reaction. >> i think it's actually great, because i quite often check my bags. i think it's a good benefit. >> i don't like it. it's basically saying that you have to pay the fee to get in. >> american isn't the first airline to try out this policy. frontier and alaska airlines already give priority to passengers without carry on bags. >> the los angeles clef accused of cooking his wife for four days asking for a new trial. yesterday he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. he was found guilty of second- degree murder for killing his wife and cooking her body in boiling water to get rid of the remains. at yesterday's sentencing he asked the judge for a new trial. he also said he wanted to act
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as his own attorney because he said that his last one did a poor job of defending him. >> i think that he made numerous mistakes, and i mentioned many in the new trial motion. >> so far the judge is denying his petition for a new trial. he says he does not know what happened to his wife and denies killing her. her remains have not been found. college students are gearing up for spring break but for some plans don't include lazy days or late-night parties. tragedy at an alabama airport after a 400-pound display board crashes down on a group of people. it's a mostly clear, cool start to the morning but our temperatures already rising. i'll have what you can condition for your saturday and the rest of your weekend coming up.
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new this morning word of a fire near the uc berkeley campus. it is burning inside a building on haste street near college avenue. the flames are in a garbage chute but apparently there's a lot of smoke spilling out. we are keeping an eye on this situation. just one week after two people were killed at marysville raceway cars will be back on the track tonight. 14 years marcus johnson and a
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68-year-old were killed when 17- year-old chase johnson's car lost control and slammed into the pit area. some people say they believe it is too soon to have a racing competition. >> it's dangerous for the people that are watching it. i really believe that they ought to take the time to fix that. >> the racetrack other than said investigators have not determined the track to be unsafe. investigators continue to look into what caused johnson to lose control. in alabama a 10-year-old boy was crushed to death when a flight information board fell on him at the birmingham airport. the boy's mother and his three brothers were also hurt. officials say the family was catching a connecting flight in birmingham when that heavy sign fell on them. strangers rushed over to try to lift the board which weighs between 300 to 400 pounds. >> the family was crushed. little kids crushed under the sign, and everybody was scattering -- gathering to lift it up.
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i helped lift it up and helped pull people out. >> the 10-year-old boy died at the hospital. his mother is list it'd in serious condition. at least one witness says the sign was not properly mounted. an airport investigation into the exact cause is underway. college students on the east coast are giving up their spring breaks to help with the of storm sandy recovery. -- with the superstorm sandy recovery. hundreds of students are headed to the shore not to party but to rebid. about a dozen drexler university students yesterday dug out metal poles. >> we can finish in time so that people could have a good summer. >> volunteer groups are showing interest in helping out this summer as well. time now 8:25. let's head over to rosemary because she's working on a fantastic forecast. >> yes, and some of us may actually be heading into spring break, some kids having the next week off. maybe you're headed to tahoe. we've got a fabulous forecast
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at home, a fabulous forecast in tahoe. mostly sunny skies, chilly starts to the morning, but before the afternoon looking at upper 40s to low 50s with sunshine. so feeling good there up over areas along the ski resorts. if you are maybe heading into the sierra for the weekend. here at home no reason to go because we've got some great weather as well. mid-30s to mid-40s around the bay area, and inland, the chillier communities filling wynn the 30s, but we're beginning to see the turnaround. by noon, mid-50s at the coast, low 60s for the bay as well as inland. for the afternoon, widespread 60s around the bay, a few low 70s for the warmer spots. we're talking areas like gilroy, santa rosa 70. a warm i day for sunday, mostly sunny skies, mild temperatures. the dry weather will continue. we begin to see subtle changes as we get into the work week with our first chance at some rain coming in tuesday night
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into wednesday. so i will be tracking that for you throughout the morning, and i will have a better look at your morning temperatures coming up. >> georgia police are calling it an incident of children killing children. the arrest made in the fatal shooting of a one-year-old boy. and retraining police dogs. the new laws that have police desperate to stop illegal searches before they happen. you're on timeout leo! ♪ ♪ some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen.
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three people are september to the hospital after shots ring out at a san francisco nightclub. >> club patrons are now describing the sheer panic. it happened around 1:15 this
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morning at the 330 rich club. that's located near rich and townsend streets, not far from at&t ballpark. a witness tells ktvu an altercation in the club spilled onto the streets. a witness reports hearing one shot inside the club, then a rapid succession of shots outside the club. >> terrified. i have a child to go home to. there was a girl behind me asking me what to do. i'm like, i have no idea. i'm going the stay behind this car until they stop. >> three shooting victims were transported to san francisco general. investigators hope footage from surveillance cameras outside the nightclub will help them catch the gunman. two teens have been arrested in connection with a horrific shooting of a baby in georgia. police say two young robbers approached sherry west on thursday, as she was walking with her one-year-old boy in a stroller. the robbers demanded money. she said she didn't have any.
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then she says they started shooting, grazing her ear and shooting her in the leg before shooting her baby. >> i tried to perform cpr, but i saw his lungs inflating, but he was not breathing. >> 17-year-old demar keys elkins and an unnamed 4-year- old boy were arrested yesterday. elkins is considered an adult under georgia law. >> the senseless killing of a young child, and it appears perpetrated by children themselves. >> the police chief in brunswick, georgia said his department is still investigating the motive and still searching for a weapon. people in santa clara county will have another opportunity to trade in their unwanted guns for cash. the sheriff's department is holding another gun buyback this morning. the event started about 30 minutes at the reid-hillview airport. gun owners will receive up to $200 in cash depending on the
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gun turned in. no questions asked. this is the second gun buyback event for the county. during the first one authorities say they collected 1100 weapons, making it one of the largest buyback ents in the bay area. we have an update on a story we brought you yesterday morning. we want to show you a picture of archie. the service dog allegedly stolen wednesday night while his owner was asleep on bart. archie's owners called ktvu to report that arrest cheed been spotted by a nurse at san francisco general hospital. the nurse said she saw a dog that matches the description being walked by two white men behind the hospital. a $3,000 reward is offered for archie's safe return. santa cruz sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who was mistakenly released from jail. jesse parsons reportedly walked out of the jail after posing as
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another inmate set to be released. officials say jail staff did not confirm his identity before letting him go. here is a photo of parsons. he was last seen wearing a red plaid long-sleeve shirt and jeans. he is known to visit camp sites on the west side of santa cruz. dozens of new police officers will begin patrolling the streets of oakland next week. [ applause ] >> the oakland police department graduated its first class of recruits in four years. it consists of 38 officers including seven women. the class is one of the most diverse in oakland history. the recruits speak 11 different languages. >> this is the beginning of a process to rebuild this organization to give us an opportunity to put the resources, much needed resources, in the city to help
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fight crime. >> oakland police hope to graduate a new class every six months. a class of 55 police cadets begin training on monday. budget concerns and limited resources two, of the reasons why the oakland police department may scale back its presence at the city's first friday event. the festival on march 1st drew half as many people as in the past. police added extra officers in response to a deadly shooting last month. the hours of the first friday arts festival have already been cut to reduce the possibility of more violence. and there's a big emergency drill going on now in walnut creek. canine search and rescue teams are conducting a mock search at shell ridge open space. they are simulating a plane crash with victims and debris. several agencies are putting their coordination skills to the test. this is all going to happen there until 3:00 this afternoon. that open space is still open to the public but pet owners are being asked to keep their pets out of the training areas. it's story you will see
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only on two. surprise inspections uncover illegal dumping. inspectors found drums of unknown substances, dumpsters full of electronics. a transfer facilities they care operating illegally. county officials say outlaw operators drop off worthless junk in vacant lots or burn it instead of taking it to the dump. >> some of these sites are actively burning garbage, so there's an air pollution issue. if they're not handling the waste properly they can get flies breeding, rat and mouse breeding. >> authorities say the illegal operators will be cited and could face civil or criminal prosecution. a girls basketball coach in the east bay is off the job after he admitted to soliciting for sex on-line. the girls team is playing in the division 4 state championship game this morning in sacramento before. the trip he posted explicit photos of himself on craigslist
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saying he wanted to meet up with women there. >> unfortunately you can't put yourself in a situation where anything might be misinterpreted, and, of course no, one should do that, whether you're a teacher or not. it's just not appropriate. >> i'll call him right now and see what the situation is. >> after ktvu talked with the school president, he forbid taylor from having any more contact with students. players say taylor never acted inappropriately around them. taylor said he did nothing illegal but does regret posting the ads j. a bay area baseball coach accused of child molestation is out on bail. you are looking of video as he walked out of the martinez facility. he surrendered to authorities yesterday. he faces felony and misdemeanor charges including allegations that he molested one boy and secretly got video of another. he was released on 325,000 bond. he used to coach at bishop o'dowd high school. an investigation is
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underway in hayward after five middle school students were sickened, possibly by drug laced brownies at martin luther king jr. middle school. one man said had to rush his 13- year-old sister to the hospital. >> she felt drowsiness, tired, nervous, tingling. >> the school board and the superintendent for hayward needs to take action on this, like right away. it's not acceptable. >> the girls family says the school told them the brownies came from a student at nearby 10nyson high school. the district says it is launching disciplinary action. police in washington state are now trying to retrain their drug sniffing dogs to ignore marijuana, now that the state has legalized it for personal use. most dogs still alert police to marijuana, and that could result in an illegal search. prosecutors warn police may now need more than a canine's alert
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for a serve warrant. >> time now 1e8 38. let's head over to rosemary. if you have outdoor plans you the date's a great day. >> i would agreement we've got some nice weather. sunshine, temperatures started out a little cool but i'm watching those creep up as well. by noontime, even by 10:00 we are going to be feeling pretty good with plenty of blue sky and a beautiful golden hugh there over the bridge. the winds are hauling in the hills but those winds will be dying down as well. an afternoon breeze will be back along the coastline. temperatures right now 39 degrees santa rosa as well as napa. those look to be some of the cooler areas around the bay area and inland is where we're seeing a few areas, isolated areas still lingering in the 30s. i'm talking novato, and fairfield in the low 40s, 48 half-moon bay. detected a little bit of patchy
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fog at half-moon bay earlier. 53 for saratoga. if you are going out to the blossom festival it is going to be a beautiful day in saratoga. still chilly in gilroy, 39. the winds for this morning generally light. for most of us the northerly flow continues through the bay area. a ridge of high pressure building in. storm track deflected to the north so no rain in store. i'm going to run you through the next few days because we may actually get a chance for some rain and we're still scrambling for those bits of rain coming our way. as we get into saturday there's the ridge. it's really easy to see. you have the arch there and the storms moving north. not really touching california. but by monday we begin to see subtle changes. more in the way of high clouds, a little bit of rain off the coastline here. doesn't really hit us. we are going to remain dry. we're into tuesday, still dry. temperatures will be cooling off a little because the ridge of high pressure is now weakened, and these storms are a little closer to us.
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wednesday morning, this is the system that may bring us a little bit of rain. so we will keep ahold of that and look forward to. that meanwhile we are going to look forward to some pleasant weather for the weekend. 66 in vallejo, 67 for hayward, upper 60s in the north bay. 66 redwood city, 67 san jose, 68 degrees in santa cruz. maybe the littling ones have spring break, heading to the boardwalk. it is going to be nice. there's the extended forecast. temperatures slightly warmer tomorrow, then we begin the cool-down. it won't be so noticeable on monday. tuesday with increasing clouds we'll feel it. wednesday the coolest day with the chance for rain. i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. the speed limit at the golden gate bridge toll plaza is going up from 15 to 25 miles per hour. that increase isn't going to go
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into effect until wednesday. that is when the conversion to all electronic tolling takes place. the switch is going to require all drivers to use fast track or set up an account with their credit card and license plate. if you don't do that, they will just track you down with your plate and send you a bill in the mail. >> big changes next week. a viral invite for the first dog. the event bo obama is being asked to host. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent.
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through mercedes-benz financial services. rise and shine. a live look over bay point as temperatures are beginning to warm. we have a fabulous afternoon in store. a look at your afternoon numbers coming up. nasa confirms that a big flash of light seen across the east coast was like al meteor. take a look at this dash cam video from washington, d.c. this happened last night. sightings were reported in at least 13 states. many witnesses called it the brightest meteor they had ever seen. nasa says this appears to be a single meteor event. the popular angry birds game is not just an app for your smartphone any more.
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>> is angry birds! angry birds! >> cheering children welcomed the new angry birds space encounter at the kennedy space center visitors complex in florida. the complex teamed one the game's creator to bring the characters to life. visitors can create their own angry bird and print it out as a keep sake. they can also square off against other visitors by launching mini birds with slingshots. warner brothers has announced it plans taupe penning a gaming studio -- announced it is planning to open a gaming studio in san francisco. a suspected thief lurking on a bay area high school campus ran into the wrong principal. police say dozens of ipads have been stolen this month from backpacks at st. ignatius
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college prep. students gave the principal a description of a suspicious man recently cruising campus, then on thursday he stopped a man matching that description. after a couple of questions the man took off rung but did not get far. >> there's an eight-foot fence, and i was kind of close to him throughout, then he tried to good over the fence. that's when i caught him and just dragged him down. so we were fortunate. >> police arrived on scene and say they arrested 27-year-old gabriel vega of south san francisco. officers say he had seven of the ipads in his back pack. inspectors are trying to determine if he may have sold the others that are still missing. a man from france was arrested in philadelphia on charges of impersonating a pilot. authorities say 61-year-old philippe genard boarded a u.s. airways flight wearing a captains jacket with an air france logo. he is also accused of having phony air france cree dent yassments investigators say somehow he got into the plane's
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cockpit and sat down with the pilot. but the crew got suspicious when he couldn't strap himself into a seat, and they ordered him off the plane. he was arrested inside the terminal and he's being held in lieu of $1 million bail. authorities are still trying to figure out how he managed to bluff his way on to that flight deck and why. >> the military mistakenly sent furlough notices to some national guard members. the premature furloughs were for two weeks unpaid time-off. the defense department initially said it would send the notices to some 100,000 civilian employees because of the automatic sequester cuts but the pentagon delayed notification after congress passed legislation to move some money around. the national guard is working to rescind the notices. a man from vietnam is in the bay area to save the life of his also brother. five-year-old colin mcfadden was adopted when he was 14 months old. he has been diagnosed with a rare disease and needs a bone
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marrow transplant. before christmas colin's parents found out that his ordinarily brother was a match. they drove from their home in nevada to sfo yesterday to greet him who flew 14 hours and nearly 14,000 miles from vietnam. >> he is going to give new blood to me. >> he is going to give new blood to you, and that will make you feel better? >> uh-huh. >> the brothers plan to have the transplant at oakland's children's hospital in mid- april. mitt romney is set to host a retreat in utah this summer. according to reports the former republican presidential candidate has sent out e-mail invitations to a number of politicians, business leaders, and donors. the cost of attending the sefntdz 5,000. the retreat is sponsored by romney's son's investment firm. it is said to give business executives and politicians a chance to network with each other. bo obama is a wanted dog. let me show you some video posted on youtube. this is from the oregon humane
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society. in it, one of their dogs, a golden doodle named ramona asked bo to be her date to the society's annual doggy dash fund-raiser. it is being held in may. the humane society is also asking bo to serve as grand marshal for that event. so far no word back from bo or the white house. this afternoon san francisco zoo's newest tiger cub is making her first public appearance. she has yet to be named. she is daughter to leanne and larry. today and tomorrow she is going to be on display in the zoo's lion house. zookeepers say it is important for her to get used to being around people. they say she is going to stay inside for a few more weeks until she's big enough to explore the outside. right now a fight for air is underway in san francisco. why dozens of firefighters and their turnouts are climbing the stairs at the b of a building downtown.
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after 60 years apart two people in arizona are getting a second chance at love. today 81-year-old ruth stevens is marrying her high school sweetheart gene. stevens says the two were
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forced to break up when they were teenagers because gene's mother felt they were getting too serious so the two went their separate ways each marrying other people. recently they reconnected at a high school reunion. both their spouses have passed away and soon after their friendship evolved. >> it wasn't companionship, it was love. just wanting to be together, wanting to see each other and be with each other. >> after the we hadding the couple will honeymoon in sedona, arizona. congress is scolding the irs for spending tens of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money on this star trek spoof. >> captain's log. we received a distress call. >> this video and another which pa roded gill been's island
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used taxpayer dollars. today is a big day for cal basketball. both the men's and women's team are playing in the ncaa tournament. the cal men will have the support of a huge crowd at hp pavilion tonight. the 12th seed golden bears knocked off unlv on thursday and will now take on fourth seed syracuse. tickets are going fast. your best bet is to look on- line. the cal women will play fresno state in lubbock, texas. bay area fans are dreaming that cal will eventually take on top seed stanford in the spokane, washington regional. they would advance to the final four in new orleans. the oakland raiders are losing one of its top players. punter shane lechler will sign a free agent contract with the houston texans. he has gone to seven pro bowls. he lives in texas and will reportedly receive a million dollar bonus and up to 10.5
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million dollars over the next few seasons. ?iem imagine playing soccer in this. >> the usa have the three points that they so desperately needed. >> that was the scene in denver, colorado as thousands of fans gathered to watch a key qualifier. the u.s. men's team took on costa rica in a blizzard and kept playing with the exception of brief stoppages so the officials could clear the snow off the penalty areas. the usa won the match and will move on to face mexico on tuesday. and you may have heard of the burning manifest value, or saw the burning man octopus when it was here in san francisco, but in michigan, one town has taken on a unique event of their own called snowman burn. the town holds the event each year to kick off spring. organizers say it comes from a tradition in germany where the mayor of a town would burn a
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special sculpture to mark the end of winter. 8:56. if you're not holed up inside watching mornings on 2 and march madness, a nice day to get out, right, rosemary? >> absolutely. a light breeze expected for the coastline. temperatures remain a little cool along the coast. vows that weighed spread 60s to near 70 degrees in some cases for today. we are off to a cool start in some areas, he is special along our inland and valley floor. mid to upper 30s remaining, but temperatures slowly rebounding i think in the next hour we'll all be in the 40s, even a few low 50s. by lunchtime high clouds, mid- 50s along the coast. widespread upper 50s to low 60s for the bay. for the afternoon, check it out, 70 degrees at santa rosa. 66 in vallejo. 68 for concord. san jose, the peninsula feeling pretty good. mid to upper 60s under mostly sunny skies. san mateo, redwood city, palo
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alto, mountain view, tomorrow even warmer. so i first want to point out your weekend in view awfully nice. as we get into next week changes begin to occur at first they will be very minor changes. but take a look at tuesday into wednesday. we do after chance for rain coming our way. temperatures will fall as well on wednesday afternoon. 64 degrees, mostly cloudy skies. hopefully a few scattered showers. we are coming into spring, or we are into spring, so those rain chances are going to be harder to come by. i will have a look at some of our rainfall totals coming up. right now the fight for air climb is underway in san francisco. the 7th annual echt is sponsored by the american lung association to raise awareness for healthy lungs and clean air. about 1200 people including firefighters in full gear are participating. they are going to climb the 1,197 stairs of the bank of america building. we continue to follow the latest developments of that shooting at a san francisco
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gunfire erupts at a san francisco nightclub leaving three people wounded. hear from club goers who describe a chaotic scene inside. a major winter storm is bearing down on parts of the nation. we'll let you know why it could impact your travel plans. and it barely passed. we'll let you know what the budget package includes and how long lawmakers had to work overnight. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2 on this saturday, march 23rd. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. let's head over to rosemary orozco to see how your weekend weather is shaping up. >> in a word, pleasant. a bit cool, especially chilly for our valley locations but the sun has been up for almost
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two hours and i'm seeing those temperatures begin to turn around. mostly sunny and mild for your afternoon. i see notable changes in the extended forecast. a bit of a cool down, maybe even some rain. i will show that you extended. i have your numbers for today coming up. we're following a developing story out of san francisco. three men were shot at a busy nightclub near at&t ballpark. alex savid gerkz has been working the story all morning long. >> reporter: things look pretty normal inside that club but that's where the first shots were fired this morning inside the nightclub. it's just down this alleyway on the right-hand side. police describe what was a rolling gun battle that made its way outside. shots fired in this alleyway. there were even some shots fired in the club's parking lot which is rate across brandon street where you can see police are still processing this crime scene this morning. let me show you what it looks like inside club 330 rich. this club was packed with party
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goers about he 1:30 or so when witnesses say two men got into some kind of an argument on the dance floor. one of them pulled out a gun and fared a shot. the gunfight then continued outside of the venue. lots of shots were fired back and forth. three people in the end were hit by gun fire. one victim transported in critical condition. the others had nonlife- threatening injuries. one witness told me it was simply chaos inside the club. >> some girl was like, oh pie god, he has a gun. my friend grabs me, pulled me. before you know it, shot was fired, everyone was down, everyone was screaming, people running in and out, blood on the floor in the club. people were falling, getting stepped on. >> police tell me that all three of those victims are from the east bay. and i did check in with a spokesperson for the san francisco police department this morning. there is no current update on their conditions. police at this point are still searching for the shooters involved in this gunfight. i also want to point out i did
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send an e-mail and reached out to the general manager of this club, 330 rich looking for a comment on what happened. i have not yet heard back. one of those witnesses i spoke with this morning, the woman told me this is the first time she's ever been to this club, and after what happened this morning she tells me this will be the last time. live in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news j. arson investigators are trying to figure out what caused an early morning fire at a restaurant in san francisco. firefighters arrived at the california grill near the transamerica building just before 3:00 this morning. thick black smoke was rising into the office buildings above. there was also some vandalism found nearby, overturned trash cans and plants ripped from planters in front of the restaurant. investigators are trying to figure out if the fire is connected to that vandalism. firefighters have now extinguished a fire near the uc berkeley campus. it was burning inside a building near college avenue. those flames broke out inside a
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garbage chute an hour ago. that did generate a lot of smoke. no word on injuries. happening right now, people in santa clara county are trading in their unwanted guns for cash. the sheriff's department is holding another gun buyback event. the event started an hour ago at the reid-hillview airport in san jose. gun owners will receive up to $200 in cash depending on the gun turned in. no questions asked. this is the second gun buyback event for the county. during the first one held earlier this month authorities collected more than 1100 owens. they paid out $114,000, making it one of the largest buy back events in the bay area. senators are returning home for spring recess after a budget vote in the middle of the night. >> the ayes are 50, the nays are 49. and the concurrent resolution is agreed to. >> the vote wept mostly by party lines. analysts say the $3.7 trillion
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budget proposes a trillion dollars in tax increases with modest spending cuts. this budge set nonbinding. it will now go to the republican controlled house where all expectations are that it will be reject. republican senators had proposed dozens of amendments to stall the budget vote. we now have footage of a rare perhaps even unprecedented event in world history. this morning pope francis went to the papal retreat outside of rome. he went there to eat lunch with his predecessor, benedict xvi. the two popes provided together inside a chapel. the vatican observers say the two men likely discussed how to control information leaks within the church. tomorrow pope francis will celebrate palm sunday mass. >> new information on a deadly stabbing in san jose. we do have more details about the suspect, the victim, and their relationship. police believe this man, 25- year-old juan ramirez, stabbed
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his ex-girlfriend, sandra cruz gonzales to dint an apartment complex parking lot yesterday. officers say the attack happened in front of several people at the restaurant on north first street in downtown san jose. a san jose state student eating there told us he heard the commotion and rushed over to help. >> so i ran over there, and it was just empty. she was laying on the ground on her face bleeding. >> gonzales died at the hospital. a police search of the neighborhood came up empty. police are still searching for ramirez this morning. they say he and gonzales broke up two years ago and shed an active restraining order against him. he could be headed to mexico in a truck that looks like this one. it is a dark green 1996 toyota t-100. if you see the truck you are urged to call police immediately. an investigation is now underway into a crash involving a scooter and a santa clara county sheriffs patrol car. the accident happened before 12:30 this morning in the area
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of west heading street and the alameda in san jose. investigators are trying to determine if one of the drivers may have possibly run a red light. two people on the it scooter were transported to the hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious. the deputy in the patrol car was not hurt. the vehicle sustained damage to the right front butcher near the tire j. a couple of san francisco police cars will be out of action after an unusual crash. officers were investigating an argument last night. while they were doing that investigation police say a pickup truck sideswiped a patrol car. the truck finally stopped after crashing into another vehicle and losing its right front tires. witnesses say the officers had to scramble to avoid getting hit. they arrested the pickup driver on suspicion of drunk driving. it was a loud wake-up call for the residents of a house in the oakland hills this morning. around 3:30 this morning a tree fell on this home on oakwood
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drive. the tree is estimated to be 75 feet tall. no one was hurt. crews have cut the tree up to haul it away. firefighters say they do not know what caused that tree to fall. a nice warm did you know underway. a live look at the golden gate bridge. blue skies around the region from the coast through the bay, inland, just a little bit of patchy fog in some spots but all in all we've got a beautiful looking start to the morning. the winds are generally light, seeing a little bit of a gust here and there over some of our hills, but you have to get up above 2,000 feet or so to actually feel and see. that 50 degrees now in napa, 47 in santa rough 15. what a comeback. we slipped into the 30s for some of our valley locations this morning. but now we're catching up to most in areas like oakland 46. 52 redwood city. low 50s in san francisco. even some of those chillier
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spots warming and even surpassing some of the bay area communities that started out in the 40s to low 50s. so we have a warmer air mass filling into the bay area. the winds are lightening up, but we still have the north flow. mostly clear skies. all will happen to result in a nice saturday. here's the ridge that will be with us through the weekend. the storms will stay to the north. we could use some of that rain. we may eventually get some rain. as we get through today, the ridge, easy to see here on the futurecast model, sunday looks good. monday, a bit of a change. the ridge is going to weaken, it is going to shift, and we now are watching the storms move back a little bit closer to california. high clouds in the forecast but we're dry on monday. high clouds in the forecast, dry on tuesday. by wednesday, we may actually get a little bit of rain out of this system here. the time stamp says 7:00al. we're holding on to those opportunities because as i mentioned a little while ago we're now into spring, and
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those storms are going to be harder to come by. 70% in san jose. 67 for oakland. mid-60s for san mateo. upper 60 san jose. a nice day in gilroy, 70 degrees. a great day to be out playing. maybe your little leaguer has a game. put on the sun block. it is going to be sunny. tomorrow will be slightly warmer, then we begin the cooling trend with the increasing clouds by wednesday there is that chance for rain. notice the overnight lows. when the clouds come back our overnight lows not as cool. widespread 40s as we get out the door. but the afternoon highs begin to drop with the coolest day wednesday. 64 degrees expected for the afternoon. so temperatures actually a little below average. if you are headed to the sierra there's a nice day there. a look at that forecast coming up. a much different story
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across the country. a major winter storm is expected to comp snow across the midwest through tomorrow night. you are taking a live look at the situation in denver. you can see cars making their way slowly down those streets. up to eight inches of show is expected to fall in the next 24 hours in colorado. and in ohio, they could get up to a foot of new snow. the storm could cause massive power outages and delays for air travelers across the nation. giving up the beaches and lending a helping hand instead. we will show you how some college students are spending their spring break and how they are making a big difference for people impacted bisuperstorm sandy. >> plus, if you travel without a carry on, there's a new perk. we are going to tell you about a new program offered by american airlines and how it might help you board faster. >> a live look outside now. you are taking a look at the corks nol grade where there is a backup on the northbound side. chp currently investigating a hit-and-run accident near the
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sunol boulevard exit. no one was reportedly injured. time now 9:12. you are watching mornings on 2.
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welcome back. thank you for joining us. a live look over the oakland estuary. mailed temperatures in store for your afternoon.
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some ktvu viewers are objecting to a financial pledge from president obama. he is currently on air force one headed back to washington from his middle east trip. yesterday he visited with jordan's king abdullah ii and pledged additional aid to help deal with syrian refugees fleeing to jordan. this story is generating a lot of buzz on our facebook page. some viewers said the money should pay for domestic programs or to pay down the national debt rather than used as foreign aid. we would like to hear your thoughts. go to our facebook page and leave a comment. while overseas the president still took time to focus on pressing domestic issues of gun violence. >> today there is still genuine disagreement among well meaning people about what steps we should take to reduce the epidemic view gun violence in this country but you the american people have spoken. >> in this morning's weekly address he discussed lawmakers working on gun control
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legislation in the wake of the newtown school shooting last december. bills include reinstating and strengthening a been on the sale of military-style assault weapons and legislation making it harder for ex-convicts and people with severe mental illnesses from obtaining guns. mitt romney is set to host a retreat in utah this summer. according to reports the former republican presidential candidate has sent out e-mail invitations to a number of politicians, business leaders, and donors 0. the cost of attending the event is 5,000. the retreat is sponsored by romney's son's investment firm. it is said to give business executives and politicians a chance to network with each other. california continues to have the highest unemployment rate in the nation. new numbers released by the state yesterday show california's unemployment rate stayed the sale in john at 9.8%. however, the state saw the second largest increase in jobs with 254,000 added. here's a look at where we stand in the bay area. all counties are below the
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state average. marin county has the lowest unemployment rate at 5.5% while alameda and contra costa county are sitting at 8.2%. the military mistakenly sent furlough notices to some national guard members. the notices were for two weeks unpaid time off. the defense department initially said it would send the notices to some 800,000 civilian employees at the end of this week because of the automatic sequester budget cuts. but the pentagon delayed notification after congress passed legislation to move some money around. the national guard is now working to rescind those notices. bay area commuter airportses have avoided the budget axe. the faa released a list of the towers that would be shut down. towers at sacramento executive
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and salinas municipal airports will be closing. we've created this map which shows you some of the northern california airports. santa rosa, san carlos, napa, and the others were spared. boeing has announced it will lay off 800 commercial jet workers this year. those layoffs come at fact trees that modify the already built 77 dreamliners and 747 yes. boeing says the layoffs are not related to the recent grounding of the 787 dreamliner. american airlines is trying something new for passengers who want to board their flight alleges earlier. the airline is trying out a new policy at a few airports that's designed to encourage people to check their bags. they say if you don't take a carry-on you can board right after all the elite flyers but the change is getting some mixed reaction from passengers. >> i think it's actually great,
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because i quite often check my bags. i think it's a good benefit. >> i don't like it. it's basically saying that you have to pay the fee to get in. >> american isn't the first airline to try out this policy of frontier and alaska airlines already give priority to passengers without carry-on bags. college students on the east coast are giving up their spring breaks to help with the superstorm sandy recovery. hundreds are headed to the jersey shore not to party but to rebuild. yesterday a dozen drexel university students dug out metal poles that became exposed after sandy's surge wiped away several feet of sand. >> i hope that we can finish in time so that people could have a good summer. >> volunteer groups are showing interest in helping out this summer. >> today some sea otters returned to their two-story home at the monterey aquarium. the exhibit has been on a six- month hiatus while the tanks are renovated. visitors will be able to try
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out the new otter spotter station where they watch wild otters. more changes to drivers who travel across the golden gate bridge. the new speed limit that will take effect once toll takers are eliminated next week. outside our doors this morning started out a bit cool but our temperatures are on the rise. we are looking at a nice day. i'll have a look at your numbers coming up. [ male announcer ] you think you know me.
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on this extraordinary snowy night in the blizzard the usa have the three points that they so desperately needed. >> springtime blizzards in colorado. i remember those days when i was living there in boulder. imagine playing soccer in this. it does not happen often but this was the scene in denver, colorado as thousands of soccer fans gathered to watch a key qualifier for next year's world cup. the u.s. men's team took on costa rica in the blizzard and kept playing with the exception of some brief stoppages so
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officials could wipe away the snow from the penalty areas. u.s.a. won and will move on to face mexico on tuesday. the search for a gunman on the university of arizona campus has been called off. tucson police got a 911 call yesterday about a man with a rifle in the administration building. officers evacuated students and then searched the campus but officials say they didn't find anyone or anything suspicious in the area. a plan to shut down dozens of schools in chicago is now prompting accusations of racism. the vice president the teachers union is not holding back over her outrage over the city's plan to close 53 schools. she says those closures would disproportionately affect african-american students in the nation's third largest public school district. >> this policy is racist, it's classist. >> you're being called a racist. what's your reaction? >> no, i think i'm caring about those african-american and
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latino kids by taking these actions that are not easy to do. >> the city says the money spent keeping them open could be used elsewhere to help with a shortfall. the planned closures are expected to save the district $600 million over next 10 years. major league baseball is planning to honor the victims of the deadly massacre in newtown, connecticut. all teams will dedicate their opening day to everyone impacted bey violence, players, managers, and coaches will wear a special ribbon patch and ball parks will observe a moment of silence for the 26 people who lost their lives. time now is 9:24. and a beautiful day shaping is up outside. rosemary, you keep showing us pictures of blue sky. >> it is going to be a nice one. i keep saying that. sorry. how about pleasant, mild, good looking. we are just looking at some pleasant, nice, mild weather for your saturday, and if you are headed to tahoe it is going to be mostly sunny, and it is going to feel pretty good.
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upper 40s to low 50s in the forecast for the afternoon. cold, cold start. upper teens to low 20s. that's what they're experiencing this morning. that's what they will see again tomorrow morning. if you are headed up to the sierra for some play in the snow. here at home, we've got dry conditions, mild conditions. still a little cool out there and into the 10:00 hour, low to mid-50s with mostly sunny skies. by noontime upper 50s, low 60s in the forecast. for the second half of the day upper 50s at the coast. i do expect an afternoon breeze once again he is special along the coastline. the rest of us generally mild, winds generally light. low 70s in the forecast for tomorrow. mostly sunny, but cooler monday into tuesday. first it will be a subtle cool- down. a bigger change will come tuesday night into wednesday. low to mid-60s in the forecast. a chance for some rain. i'll have a look at the futurecast model coming up. the speed limit at the golden gate bridge toll plaza
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is going up from 15 to 25 miles per hour. the increase won't go into effect until wednesday. that's when the conversion to all electronic tolling takes place. the switch will require all drivers to use fast track or set up an accident with their credit card and license plate. >> 9:26. a catholic high school takes action leaving many parents stunned y. a girls basketball coach has been kicked off the team, and the serious allegations he's facing this morning. and chaos early this morning at a san francisco nightclub as gunfire erupts inside the place. three people left wounded. we'll tell you what witnesses believe sparked the violence. >> if you plan on traveling northbound 680 at the sunol grade, get ready for a backup. no major injuries reported in this accident. time now 9:27. you are watching mornings on 2.
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some girl was like, oh my god, he has a gun. my friend grabs me, pulls me. before you know it, shot was fired. a close call for dozens of party goers in san francisco after a shooting leaves dozens running for safety and others being rushed to the hospital. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. saturday, march 23rd. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike mibach. it is the developing story that we have been tracking
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throughout the morning. gunfirer renting both inside and outside that nightclub. alex savidge has been talking to witnesses. alex, what are they telling you? >> reporter: more shots were fired outside the club along the street in what police describe to me as kind of a rolling gun battle involving at least two people. you can see this morning crime scene technicians are still processing this parking lot on brandon street for evidence. a little while ago we got a look inside the club where the shooting began. it's called 330 rich. it's on rich street. the place was packed. 1:30 this morning witnesses tell me two men got into some kind of an argument. one of them pulled out a gun and opened fire, firing just one shot. people scrambled for cover inside. the gunfight then spilled outside of the venue. three people in the end were hit by gunfire. one of them transported in
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critical condition and the other two have nonlife- threatening injuries, according to police. one club gore told me she is certainly grateful she wasn't hit. >> terrified. i have a child to go home to. there was a girl behind me asking me what to do. i'm like, i have no idea. i'm going to just stay behind this car until they stop. once everybody took off running and i didn't hear any more gunshots, that's when i kind of just tried to get out of there. >> reporter: police say all three of the shooting victims are from the east bay. police this morning still trying to track down the shooters involved in this gunfight. i also want to point out this morning i did send an e-mail to the general manager of this club called 330 rich. it's right down rich street here, this small street near third and brandon on the right- hand side. i sent the general manager an e- mail for any comment. still haven't heard back. live in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu news. police are looking for the
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driver in a deadly hit-and-run accident. a witness told officers that a car hit a man and then took off. that man died at the scene. police are now looking for the driver but say they do not have much of a description. a girls basketball coach in the east bay is off the team after he admitted to soliciting sex on line. toussaint taylor was a volunteer coach. he posted explicit photos of himself on craigslist saying he wanted to meet up with women. >> unfortunately you can't put yourself in a situation that could be misinterpreted. and no one should do that, whether you're a teacher or not. it's inappropriate. >> after ktvu talked to the school president he forbid taylor from having any more contact with the students.
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players say taylor never acted inappropriately around them. a coach accused of child molestation is out on bail. this is video of 52-year-old joel kauffman. he left the jail after posting a $325,000 bond. he faces fell lone know and miss did he mean nor charges. kauffman is accused of molesting one boy and secretly take video of another. he also used to coach at oakland and palo alto high. a man is recovering after being shot by a deputy. the deputies say that man was armed with a home made fake gun. authorities were called around 7:00 last night. investigators say the 50-year- old suspect was threatening his family. the sheriff's department says the suspect pointed what looked like a gun at deputies. that's when a sergeant shot him. >> from outward appearances it looks like a firearm, especially given the fact that it's nighttime, leads me to believe that he knew exactly what he was doing.
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>> the fair arm turned out to be a pipe and scrap metal shaped to look like a gun. the suspect underwept surgery last night at eden medical center. no word on his condition. a fund-raiser is being held today in sparks, nevada for the marines wounded at the hawthorne army depot. on monday a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during training. seven marines were killed, eight others survived. five were seriously injured and two had minor injuries. just one week after two people were killed at the marysville raceway cars are going to be back on the track tonight. two people were killed when 17- year-old chase johnson's car lost control and slammed into the pit area. some people, though, say it is too soon to have a racing competition. >> it's dangerous for the people that are watching it.
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i really believe that they ought to take the time to fix that. >> the racetrack owner says investigators have not said that the track is unsafe. investigators continue to look into what caused johnson to lose control. helping to rebuild a fairfield landmark destroyed by fire, that's the goal of organizers tonight as they hold a benefit concert for pepper valley's comedy club. it suffered a million dollars in damage on january 25th. investigators say the fire started in the attic and was determined to be an accident. money raised will go towards rethe building club which brings in some big-name comedians. an investigation is underway in hayward after five middle school students were sickened after eating brownies. one man said had to rush his 13- year-old sister to the
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hospital. >> she felt drowsiness, tired, nervous, tingling. >> the school board and the superintendent for hayward need to take action on this like right away. it's not acceptable. >> the girl's family says the school told them the brownies came from a student at nearby 10nyson high school. the district says it is launching disciplinary action. canine search and rescue teams are conducting a mock search at shell ridge open space. they are simulating a plane crash with victims and debris. several agencies are testing their coordination skills. the open space is still open to the public but pet owners are asked to keep their pets out of the training areas. in a story will you only see on 2, surprise inspections uncover illegal dumping in contra costa county. inspectors found drums of unknown substances, dumpsters full of electronics and trash mixed with toxic materials at
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transfer facilities that they say are operating illegally. county officials say outlaw operators dropped off worthless junk in vacant loss or burn it instead of taking it to the dump. >> some of these sites are actively burning garbage so there's an air pollution issue. if they're not handling the waste properly, they can get flies breeding, rat and mouse breeding. treasure island's development authority sent out a letter to people on the island telling them about five more radioactive sites found this week. the sites are located near housing area and public health officials say the soil did not appear to pose a significant health risk. the navy says it sent its own investigators, removed some soil and plans to monitor the areas in the coming months. the city of oakland is holding another safety meeting within next half-hour. the town hall-style meeting is designed to build trust between the police department and the community. police hope neighbors will help
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them prioritize the biggest threats to public safety. the mayor and the police chief will meet with the public today from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 at the beebe memorial cathedral. today is a very big day for cal basketball. both the men's and women's teams are playing in the ncaa tournament. the cal men will have the support of a huge crowd at hp pavilion. the golden bears knocked off unlv on thursday and will now take on the fourth seed, syracuse. the cal women will play fresno state this aifn lubbock, texas. the cal women are heavily favored. bay area basketball fans are dreaming that cal will eventually take on stanford in the spokane washington regional with the women advancing to the final four in new orleans. starting without a splendid view over the bay area and the bay bridge, and for many of us it will be a splendid day.
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you can see the flag blowing just a bit. the winds generally light. howling in our hills but they're beginning to die down. for most of us here along the surface we are dealing with just light winds. i do expect an afternoon breeze back along the coastline. so a little brisk there. half-moon bay 55, upper 50s to low 60s along the coast for the afternoon. temperatures beginning to warm nicely already. walnut creek 52 for you if you're going out to spend some time at the park or maybe do some shopping, 47 santa rosa. have to point to those inland areas because we had sunk back into the 30s this morning, some of us wake up low to mid-30s. so within a few degrees of freezing. again, already now indeed low 50s. the storms to the north of us, we're not going to see any rain. we are going to he remain dry and mild. the ridge here strengthening over california for today and tomorrow. so temperatures ranging in the 60s to low 70s for your
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afternoon under mostly sunny skies. we'll begin to see a change in the forecast, but it is going to take a few days. for today mostly clear, maybe a few high clouds saturday into sunday, but we don't notice a whole lot of change. as we get into monday an increase in high clouds. the ridge of high pressure is going to start to break down. so we'll begin to see those minor changes early on. here we are moving through monday. tuesday, still looks dry but mostly cloudy at this point. and now i'm beginning to see some rain pop up just off the coastline over northern california. so we see that possibility of rain returning to our area. it looks like tuesday night into wednesday. so i will be tracking that four. for your weekend and today, mostly sunny skies, mild temperatures, winds generally light from the north. upper 50s to low 60s at the coast. six to near 70 degrees for tin land areas, and around the basement 67 for berkeley today, 66 san rafael. san francisco, if you are going there to do some shopping or spend time along the
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embarcadero it is going to be nice. sunny skies, 66. 70 for gilroy this afternoon. 68 for santa cruz along the boardwalk with plenty of sunshine. the extended forecast, slightly warmer tomorrow. we begin the cooling trend as early as monday. you may not notice it so much the first couple of days. but with the increase in clouds temperatures really begin to fall off and the chance for rain tuesday night into wednesday. 64 degrees expected in the afternoon on wednesday. back to the desk. if you are planning to travel on interstate 880 on oakland overnight be prepared for a little detour. traffic is moving along this morning. there's a live look at 880. but keep in mind northbound will be closed at hegenberger road from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. want to show you what it looked like last week. the closure is because of construction for the new
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oakland airport connector. lanes are going to be narrowed to two lanes starting at 11:00 tonight. stealing from students. thou principal of one bay area high school was able to catch the thief and what police found when they arrested him. and birds in space? we are going to take a look at the new angry birds exhibit that brings the popular game to life. and we first brought to the you about 30 minutes ago. a backup in the east bay. we are also hearing about a sigalert on state route 84 west of sunol. all lanes are blocked over there. we'll keep an eye on that one. time now 9:42. you are watching "mornings on 2."
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welcome back. a live look at lafayette this afternoon. seasonal temperatures tin forecast. see that flash of light flying across the sky? nasa confirming that that light seen across the east coast was likely a meteor. we are going to show it to you again from dash cam footage from the washington, d.c. area. you can actually see it traveling across the horizon. this all happened last night. sightings were reported in at least 13 statements many witnesses called it it the brightest meteor they've ever seen. nasa says this does appear to be a single meteor event. a suspected thief lurking on the bay area high school campus ran into the wrong principal. police say dozens of ipads have been stolen this month from backpacks at st. ignatius prep. on thursday the principal said and the dean of students stopped a man matching the description. after a couple of questions the
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man took off rung but did not get far. >> there's an eight-foot fence. i was kind of close to him. he kind of tried to go over the fence. that's when i caught him and dragged him down. >> police arrested 27-year-old gabriel ruiz vega. officers say he had seven of the stolen ipads in his own backpack. inspectors are trying to determine if he may have sold the others that are still missing. new this morning, authorities in brazil are seeking criminal charges against 16 people in connection with with one of the worst nightclub fires in history. 241 people died in the january disaster. the defendants include the club's owners, manager, and three band members. investigators say the band started the fire by setting off fireworks inside. several city officials could also face manslaughter charges for granting the club an operating permit. one minor is dead and another injured after part of a tunnel collapsed at a coal mine in central utah at the rhino
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mine in bear canyon. the other miner was rushed to the hospital. this mine is actually located a few miles from a coal mine in crandall county where a collapse in 2006 trapped and killed six workers. in alabama a 10-year-old boy was crushed to death when a flight information board fell on him at the birmingham airport. the boy's mother and his three brothers were also hurt. officials say the family was simply catching a connecting flight in birmingham when that heavy sign fell on them. strangers actually rushed over to try to lift that board. it weighs 300 to 400 pounds. you are looking at video of some of the aftermath of that as people were taken to the hospital. unfortunately the 10-year-old boy died at the hospital. his mother is listed in serious condition. at least one witness said the sign was not properly mounted.
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there is an investigation underway at the airport to try to figure out exactly what happened. two teens have been arrested in connection with a horrific shooting of a baby in georgia. police say two young robbers approached sherry west on thursday as she was walk her one-year-old boy in a stroller. the robbers demanded money. she said she did not have any. then she says they started shooting, grazing her ear and shooting her in the leg before shooting her baby. >> i tried to perform cpr, but i saw his lungs inflating, but he was not breathing. >> 17-year-old demar keys elkins and an unnamed 14-year- old boy were arrested. elkins is considered an adult under georgia law. the police chief in brunswick, georgia said his department is still investigating the motive and searching for a weapon. dozens of new police officers will begin patrolling the streets of oakland next week.
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the oakland police department graduated its first class of recruits in four years. it consists of 38 officers, including seven women. the class is one of the most diverse in oakland history. the recruits speak 11 different languages including spanish, mandarin, and farshi. >> this is an opportunity to put the much needed resources in the city to help fight crime. >> oakland police hope to graduate a new class every six months. two cadets were hired by the vallejo police department. budget concerns and limited resources are two reasons why the police department may scale back resources for the first
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friday festival. new this morning an update on a story we first told you about yesterday morning. we want to show you a picture of archie, a dog allegedly stolen while his owner was asleep on bart. archie's owners called ktvu to report that archie had been spotted by a nurse at san francisco general hospital. the nurse said she saw a dog that matched arrest chai's description being walked with two white men behind the hospital. archie's owners plan object following one this lead. a $3,000 reward is offered for archie's safe return. an investment firm has submitted a proposal to buy dell. the blackstone group reportedly sent a preliminary proposal. the bid would rival a $24.4 billion company from company founder michael dell and silver lake management. dell has until tuesday to respond. the popular angry birds game is not just an app for your smartphone any more.
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angry birdsp angry birds, angry birds! angry birds. cheering kids welcomed the new exhibit in florida. the complex teamed one the game's creator to bring those cat,ers to life. visitors can square off against other visitors by launching those mini birds with those slingshots. the san francisco zoo is welcoming its newest addition. coming up, we will introduce you to this five-week-old tiger cub and let you know how you can meet her, too. enjoyable springtime weather in the forecast for your weekend, and in the extended forecast, a chance for some rain. i'll detail it for you coming up.
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check it out. that's the san francisco zoo's newest tiger corks and she is making her public debut today. she is five weeks old, doesn't
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have a name, but she is daughter to leanne and larry. today and tomorrow she is going to be on display in the zoo's lion house. zookeepers sites important for her to get used to being around people, but she is going to have to stay inside for at least a few more weeks until she is big enough to explore outside. 9:54 on the clock. let's recap our top stories. around 1:15 this morning someone opened fire inside a busy san francisco nightclub. witnesses say it began with an altercation between two men at the 330 rich club. police say the violence spilled outside where a gun battle broke out. three people were wounded. one person is in critical condition. if you are planning to travel to the midwest today be prepared for delays. a winter snowstorm is blasting parts of the midwest this morning. some areas could get up to a foot of snow by sunday night. and people in santa clara county are turning in their unwanted guns for cash. a gun buyback event is underway and is being held at the reid-
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hillview airport in san hoe safety gun owners will get up to $207 in cash dpengd on the gun turned in. warner brothers has announced it is planning to open a gaming studio insan francisco. -- in san francisco. the digital gaming studio will focus on making high-quality mobile and browser-based games that will be free to play. the health and fitness expo is going on right now. runners are picking up their pacts from 9:00 until 5:00 at the oakland marriott city center. there's also going to be activewear and healthcare products for sale. it is free of charge. the actual running part of the festival begins tomorrow morning. right now about 1200 people are climbing their way to the top of san francisco's bank of america building. the 7th annual fight for air climb is sponsored by the american lung association.
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it is all to raise awareness about healthy lungs and clean air. this morning's participants include firefighters in full gear. it is not easy when you consider they are climbing 1,197 stairs. >> the oakland raiders are losing one of its top players. punter shane lechler will sign a free agent contract today with the houston texans. the punt hear gone to seven pro bowls. he lives in texas and will reportedly receive a million dollar bonus and up to 5.5 million during three seasons. 9:56. let's go over to rosemary for a check of your weather. warming with up? >> yes, sunny skies, sit, maybe even a few low 70s for the afternoon. so hopefully that is just your cup of attempt mostly clear skies. temperatures still in the mid- 40s to mid-50s. as we get into the 10:00 house, going to feel even better. for the lunch hour a few high clouds drifting overhead. mid to upper 50s along the coastline. upper 50s to low 60s along the bay and inland. for the rn